I sent a reply to everyone on the list explaining that I was not the Katherine they were looking for and encouraged them to have a great time at their party.
Since then, about every month or so, I receive another random email. They aren’t spam…it’s obvious by the senders address and the content of the email. Sometimes it’s a “how are you?” with details about this and that, asking how my husband or children are...confirming I don’t know this person. Sometimes it’s another invitation to a party for someone else I don’t know. And sometimes it’s a reply to an email the OTHER Katherine sent.
That is the case in tonight’s email:
Sorry, I realized today that I hadn't replied to your email about Jazmin's 18th Party, which I read when I was really jet-lagged. I'm afraid Mick & I won't be able to attend. Please wish the birthday girl a "Happy Birthday" from us.
I noticed that, like me, you couldn't make coffee the other day - how's the job going?
Love Hazel xxx"
Mick & Hazel sound like lovely people...sorry they are going to miss Jazmin's 18th party. (THIS Katherine certainly doesn't have an 18 year-old-daughter!) The OTHER Katherine obviously likes to entertain...so it must be a Katherine thing. But I find it funny that I have continued to inform this group of women that they have the wrong Katherine...but they still send me emails.
So I obviously laugh out loud tonight as I think of a recent conversation with a friend of mine, Sara. I have sent Sara a number of emails lately (about her wedding cake) and she hasn't received any of them. It finally dawned on me to check the email address I was sending this correspondence to and ya...
I'VE GOT THE WRONG SARA!